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Party for the 'pout': 39th annual International Eelpout Festival draws a crowd to Walker
Area communities awarded CERTs grants
Minnesota West hosting PSEO information night
Authorities apprehend Alexandria man after Mountain Lake standoff
UMD wraps up home ice: Road sweep of Western Michigan keeps Bulldogs home for NCHC playoffs
Loons to focus on issues, not results, after winless preseason tournament
Gregg makes her own trail: Minnesotan wins record fifth Birkie women’s title; Norwegian wins men’s title
State gymnastics: Trojans, Huskies compete at state individual meet
Duluth-based team wins first curling gold medal for America
Letter: J turn proposal not right for Heron Lake
Column: District 518 monitoring progress of English Learners
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
We must admit it: This is who we are
How wine tastings transport you
Adrianna (Moret) Wagley
Kim Marie Nielsen
Esther Zavala de Adame
Eidhammer has many reasons to take heart
Disheveled Theologian: Billy Graham's hope (is the same as ours)
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
NDSU potato varieties are popular garden choices
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Meyer 80th birthday
Birth: Liesel Lee Harberts
Sietsema 90th birthday
Boock 50th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
December 12, 2017
Want to wish a 108-year-old a happy birthday? Here's your chance.
CHISAGO CITY, Minn. — Judy Johnson didn't want a big party to celebrate her 108th birthday on Wednesday, Dec. 13, but friends and family members...
December 12, 2017 - 6:55pm
May 17, 2016
Judge sentences Balaton man to life times two for murder of elderly couple
WORTHINGTON — A judge Monday handed a Balaton man two life prison sentences, plus an additional 15 years in prison, for the April 2015 murders...
May 17, 2016 - 8:52pm
May 2, 2016
Senators back ‘granny pods’ for sick family
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators overwhelmingly support allowing elderly or disabled people, especially those nearing death, to live in small homes on family property. “Some aging Minnesotans are put in a position that their housing needs are not adequately met,” Sen. John Hoffman,...
May 2, 2016 - 5:47pm
July 1, 2015
Say no to fraud
WORTHINGTON — New victims of fraud activity come forward daily across the United States.
July 1, 2015 - 8:31pm
June 4, 2015
Bail set at $1 million for 1987 Virginia homicide suspect
VIRGINIA, Minn. — Bail was set at $1 million Thursday for an Iron Range man accused of killing an elderly woman more than 27 years ago. Bruce Wayne Cameron, 44, of Virginia was arraigned in State District Court on a second-degree murder charge in the 1987 slaying of 83-year-old...
June 4, 2015 - 9:29pm
March 17, 2015
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton proposed hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending for education and families Tuesday, leaving some senior citizens’ advocates disappointed with what they said is a too-small increase. The governor’s $866 million proposed budget increase...
March 17, 2015 - 9:53pm
January 21, 2015
Nursing home officials say lack of state funds hurts residents
ST. PAUL — Minnesota nursing home workers can earn more money by working at Fleet Farm, Dairy Queen and a sugar beet processing plant than...
January 21, 2015 - 8:32pm
January 20, 2015
Minnesota looks at new nursing home funding method
ST. PAUL — Minnesota will do a better job caring for its senior citizens if nursing homes are paid based on their quality of care and the area’s average pay, backers of a nursing home funding reform bill say. Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, and Sen. Tony Lourey, D-Kerrick,...
January 20, 2015 - 7:36pm
December 26, 2014
Elderly, disabled care top priorities
ST. PAUL — The top priority for many rural Minnesota legislators is to improve state funding sent to elderly and disabled care programs. House...
December 26, 2014 - 9:24pm
September 4, 2014
Minnesota must prepare for ‘age wave’
DETROIT LAKES — Minnesotans are getting older, and the costs of caring for seniors and the disabled are going to rise fast. The state needs to act now to get ahead of the coming “age wave” by providing a stable funding source to pay for care, says state Sen. Kent Eken,...
September 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
July 24, 2014
Missing Minnesota park employee found OK after nine-hour search
SOUDAN — A “man-tracker” led the way to finding a 76-year-old employee of a northern Minnesota park who went missing Wednesday while picking up litter along a trail. The nine-hour search that began with Soudan Underground Mine State Park staff ended with the woman found asleep...
July 24, 2014 - 8:43pm
May 6, 2014
Police investigate murder-suicide
WORTHINGTON — Local police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place Friday evening. The Worthington Police Department received a 911 call at 9:55 p.m. Friday from staff at Crossroads Care Center, located at 965 McMillan St., reporting the firing of gunshots...
May 6, 2014 - 4:11pm
May 5, 2014
Beyond the tragedy
WORTHINGTON — A representative from the Southwestern Mental Health Center will provide grief counseling and group meetings with staff today at Crossroads Care Center in Worthington, days after an elderly man apparently shot and killed his wife and then himself in the local nursing...
May 5, 2014 - 7:46pm
April 14, 2010
Okabena man enters guilty plea in sexual assault case
JACKSON -- A 90-year-old Okabena man pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree criminal sexual assault, admitting under questioning that he molested an 11-year-old girl last summer. Arnold Fred Hussong, who will turn 91 in June, entered into a plea agreement that will require him to...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Letter: House GOP aims to avoid cuts to services for elderly, disabled
On March 29, I sent a letter to Gov. Tim Pawlenty urging him to avoid cuts to group homes, day programs and nursing homes as a way to balance the state's remaining budget deficit. As I told the governor, Minnesota Republicans have always believed that we must ensure the stability...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am